Ghost Neb­ula (vdB 141) in Cepheus

The Ghost Neb­ula (vdB 141, Sh2-136), dis­covered by Sid­ney van den Bergh in 1966, is a reflec­tion neb­ula in the con­stel­la­tion of Ceph­eus. Due to its form, show­ing human like fig­ures with arms rised, it is often ref­ered as Ghost Nebula.

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RCOS 14.5″ f/​8
ASA DDM85
Apo­gee U16M
Astro­don Gen2
LRGB 660:240:200:180 min.
ROSA Remote Obser­vat­or­ies South­ern Alps
© Mar­tin Ruster­holz, Astrophotographer

Find­er Chart Ghost Neb­ula (vdB 141) in Cepheus

Ghost Nebula Sky Chart - Astrophotography Martin Rusterholz

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